TEC - Triage Emergency Care

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About this Course

  • Are you required to effectively and efficiently assess and triage emergency patients and primary presentations in your work?
  • Do you need to enhance your triage skills?
  • Are you familiar with the Australasian Triage Scale and Emergency Triage Education Kit?

The CRANAplus Triage Emergency Care course (TEC) is based on the Emergency Triage Education Kit (ETEK) with a focus on application for rural, remote and isolated settings. The course upskills the rural triage practitioner to confidently assess patients and apply the Australasian Triage Scale to allocate an appropriate triage category.

Who is this course for?

The course is designed to meet the learning needs of the remote and rural health workforce, especially Nurses and rural General Practitioners who may be required to perform triage.

If you have any queries about the course or its relevance to your practice, submit an enquiry here.

The CRANAplus Triage Course meets WACHS policy requirements for Triage training and assessment and successful participants will receive RPL status.

Course Deliv­ery

The CRANAplus Triage Emer­gency Care con­sists of 2 components;

  • Online pre-course learn­ing and assess­ments that must be com­plet­ed one week before the course
  • Atten­dance at a one-day work­shop con­sist­ing of lec­tures and prac­ti­cal based sce­nar­ios and activities.

    On suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of this course, clin­i­cians will be able to:

    • Demon­strate the prin­ci­ples of triage assess­ment tech­niques using a pri­ma­ry sur­vey approach.
    • Demon­strate an under­stand­ing of the Aus­tralasian Triage Scale and its imple­men­ta­tion in the workplace. 
    • Devel­op an under­stand­ing of the medico-legal aspects of triage. 
    • Devel­op an under­stand­ing of the unique dif­fer­ences between urban and rur­al triage practices. 
    • Describe the tech­niques for phys­i­cal assessment. 

    On suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion par­tic­i­pants will be awarded:

    • A CRANAplus Triage Emer­gency Care Course Cer­tifi­cate (Valid for 2 years)